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  • Viennese Equestrian
    Lonely Planet's Top 10 Cities to Visit in 2015 (which are on your list?)
    I'm a big fan of Top 10 lists, especially when it comes to travel and food. So when Lonely Planetrecently issued Best In Travel 2015, I quickly clicked on. The list includes three categories: cities, regions and countries. This particular post...
  • Lady Gaga
    Lady Gaga enjoys appearing sans clothes these days
    You never know what to expect from Lady Gaga. Most recently Gaga began shedding some of her clothes to arouse a keener than usual interest in what she's up to. The Christian Post reported on Nov. 5, 2014 Gaga appeared topless for a rehearsal...
  • Sequestration forces John Kerry to fly commercial
    Sequestration forces John Kerry to fly commercial
    Apparently sequestration has hit the Air Force harder than the administration planned. For the fourth time this year the private State Department plane used to “ferry Kerry” was sidelined again, this time in Vienna.The Secretary of...
  • Musical Vienna: where to visit its greatest composers' homes and music
    Musical Vienna: where to visit its greatest composers' homes and music
    What city can boast Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, Brahms, Bruckner, Mahler, and -- huge hint -- the (Johann) Strauss family?If you guessed Vienna, read on to learn where their lives echo resoundingly across Austria's capital. (If you...
  • John Kerry
    John Kerry: I get 'uptight' when politicians talk of American exceptionalism
    While addressing staff and families in Vienna, Secretary of State John Kerry said he gets "uptight" when he hears politicians talk of American exceptionalism, the Weekly Standard reported Tuesday."I get always a little uptight when...
  • Meliá International reaches new heights in Vienna
    Meliá International reaches new heights in Vienna
    Meliá Vienna, the first Meliá International property in Austria opened in February 2014. Part of the Donau-City (DC) Tower, it's the largest skyscraper in Austria that soars 820 feet and overlooks the New Danube River. The internationally...
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    Rolling Stones bring back 'Angie' to set list at concert in Vienna
    On June 16, 2014, the Rolling Stones thrilled fans in Vienna with a concert that included a performance of their classic 1973 ballad "Angie," according to the Rolling Stones' official website. The concert (which was part of the...
  • NY City trivia quiz (NY-Q10)
    New York City pop-quiz
    NY-Q10. New York City is older than what European City?a. St. Petersburg, Russiab. Prague, Czech Republicc. Berlin, Germanyd. Vienna, Austriae. Athens, GreeceNY-Q11. Which one of the following IS NOT the park in Manhattan?a). Central Parkb)....
  • Israelis allocate $3 billion of defense budget for strikes on Iran
    Israelis allocate $3 billion of defense budget for strikes on Iran
    The second round of nuclear talks opened in Vienna on Tuesday with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in attendance along with senior diplomats from the six world powers.It wasn’t surprising to hear Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
  • Top 20 Deal: 7 night Danube River cruise for $999
    Top 20 Deal: 7 night Danube River cruise for $999
    One of Travelzoo’s 20 Top Deals includes a 7 night Danube River cruise from Gate 1 Travel for $999 per person, a savings of $1,995 per person based on comparable cruises. Air fare can also be easily added through Gate 1 Travel, or you can...
  • 'The Self in Focus'
    'The Self in Focus'
    “The Self in Focus,” the show title for an Oskar Kokoschka exhibit at the Leopold Museum in Vienna, purports to break new ground by giving a prominent place to photographs from the artist’s life. To hear museum director Tobias G....
  • Shinyo-en peace ceremony
    Religious leaders envision a multi-faith world of peace
    Over 600 leaders and lay representatives of all the world's historic faith traditions met from November 20-23, 2013 in Vienna, Austria for the 9th World Assembly of Religions for Peace. The theme for this conference was "Welcoming the...
  • Holy water in Austria, Vienna contaminated  with E.coli and other bacteria
    Holy water in Austria, Vienna contaminated with E.coli and other bacteria
    The holy water in Austria and Vienna do more harm than good according to a new study.ABC News reported Saturday that scientists found traces of bacteria related to what is found in sewage in holy water around Europe.A team of researchers at the...
  • Entrance to the Living Room Theaters
    REVIEW: Living Room Theaters features the artful, thoughtful 'Museum Hours'
    "Museum Hours" is now playing in Portland at the Living Room Theaters. Most recently this film screened a few nights at the Northwest Film Center, but this is another opportunity for Portlanders to see this unique film, which blends...
  • Main Entrance to Whitsell Auditorium
    REVIEW: 'Museum Hours' blends art in a Vienna museum with life outside its walls
    Beginning tonight, July 12 at 7:00 pm, the Northwest Film Center is screening "Museum Hours" (Austria, US 2012) over the next 4 days. It is a unique film, blending elements of documentary and drama, and this screening may be the only...